George Raymond Amerson, 76, LaFontaine passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, at Marion General Hospital. He was born to the late Augusta and Nancy (Lewis) Amerson on March 15, 1937 in Elkmont, Ala.
He married Alyce Eliliane Brown on Aug. 3, 1956; she passed away on May 9, 2008. He worked at General Motors and he retired from Thomson Consumer Electronics, both in Marion. He attended Grace Community Church in Marion. George enjoyed camping in Florida during the winter and especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Dan (Georgann) Bowman, LaFontaine; four grandchildren, Danielle Shaw (Adam), LaFontaine, Laura Langebartels (Grant), LaFontaine, Lindsay Bowman, Daphne, Ala. and Michael Bowman, LaFontaine; brother, James Amerson, Columbiana, Ala.; five sisters, Louella Ray, Decatur, Ala., Emma Tucker, Athens, Ala., Augusta Webster, Decatur, Ala., Margaret Tucker, Tampa, Fla., and Shirley Newton, Decatur, Ala.. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, with Pastor Tom Mansbarger officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com.